The latest product news, bike news and what’s happening in the world of trails and events.

Shimano XTR Di2 drivetrain with the new chain retaining tooth profile

Shimano XTR’s answer to narrow-wide chainrings

Shimano’s new XTR chainring doesn’t have a narrow/wide tooth profile like that used by SRAM and Race Face, and the teeth aren’t wavey like MRP’s patent swerving design either. Instead,…

Negative spring, responsive ride

Improve the performance of your Fox CTD fork

DIY options Check the stiction, £free Stand on the pedals in the ‘attack’ position. Get a friend to push the fork into its travel, then release and let it settle…

Bionicon Edison Evo

Bionicon Edison Evo 2015 – First Look (VIDEO)

The new Bionicon Edison Evo enduro bike has arrived: part downhill bike, short-travel trail bike, and all new for 2015. With travel adjustment from 180-120mm the bike can toggle between…

Unbox clever: set-up your bike correctly

Buying your bike online: the complete guide

Buy direct and the savings can be as big as the pitfalls, so we’ve developed a guide to picking the best bike, the right size, and the ultimate options